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Tag Archives: The Washington Post

CDC Director Urges Parents To Get Teenagers Vaccinated

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is urging parents to get their teenagers vaccinated because of the rise of COVID-19 hospitalizations in March and April. “I am deeply concerned by the numbers of hospitalized adolescents and saddened to see the numbers of adolescents who require treatment in …

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The FDA Announces Plan To Ban Menthol Cigarettes

On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration announced its plan to ban menthol cigarettes in response to a 2013 citizen petition advocating the ban of mint-flavored cigarettes, the Washington Post reports. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 20 million Americans smoke menthols. Phillip Gardiner, the co-chair of the …

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HUD Secretary To Reinstate Fair Housing Regulations

Marcia L. Fudge, Housing Secretary, is in the process of reinstating fair housing regulations that were undone by former President Donald Trump. The rules are a direct response to systemic racism and housing discrimination. “So much of wealth inequality has its basis in housing discrimination and the country’s failure to …

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